Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

Charity information

Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking creates ethical employment for disadvantaged communities in Africa, provides life-saving health education to young people through sport, and helps children exercise their right to play. This is achieved through the manufacture of leather sports balls in not-for-profit stitching centres in Ghana, Zambia and Kenya with all proceeds going back into local social outreach programmes, and donating balls to children.

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    Alive and Kicking strives to help children exercise their right to play, to create ethical employment for communities in Africa and to help improve the health and quality of life of disadvantaged young people. This will continue to be achieved through the African manufacture and distribution of sports balls and the provision of health awareness and well-being programmes.

  • Aims

    Alive and Kicking aims to:

    • To create ethical employment for disadvantaged communities in Africa.
    • To provide life-saving health education to young people in Africa through sport.
    • To help children exercise their right to play through the donation of sports balls.
  • Overview

    Established: April 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1105583

    Board members: 16

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 2

    Phone number: 02031894602

    Address: 147 Hoxton Street N1 6QG

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